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2023 Rathbones Folio Prize Poetry Shortlist Event: Hosted by Jackie Kay

February 16th @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

£4.50 – £6.50

Meet the poets shortlisted for the 2023 Rathbones Folio Prize in this unique panel event hosted by Jackie Kay, acclaimed poet and author and one of this year’s judging panel. Known for celebrating writers of fiction, nonfiction and poetry, this year the Prize has expanded to celebrate 15 authors, 5 in each genre. The panellists will read and discuss their work and take audience questions.

The Rathbones Folio Prize is the only English-language prize open to writers from all over the world that is judged and selected by an academy of writers. Previously shortlisted poets include Caleb Femi, Selima Hill and Rachel Long, and Raymond Antrobus won the overall prize in 2019.